Zeiss 100mm f/1.4 Otus Lens Compared to the Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2M Lens

SpecificationsZeiss 100mm f/1.4 Otus LensZeiss Milvus 100mm f/2M Lens
  Zeiss 100mm f/1.4 Otus Lens Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2M Lens
Year Introduced20192015
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-CFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups14/119/8
Angle of View: Diagonal24°25°
Angle of View: Horizontal20°21°
Angle of View: Vertical14°14°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.4-16 f/2-22
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 49.6 oz  (1405g) 29.8 oz  (843g)
Actual Weight 47.5 oz  (1345g) 25.9 oz  (735g)
Lens Hood Weight 3.4 oz  (95g) 2.8 oz  (80g)
In-Use Weight 50.8 oz  (1440g) 28.8 oz  (815g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.98 x 5.08”  (101 x 129mm) 3.17 x 4.09”  (80.5 x 104mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.96 x 5.37”  (101 x 136.4mm) 3.17 x 4.11”  (80.5 x 104.3mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.37”  (136.4mm) 6.16”  (156.5mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N N / Y
Focus Extension Length 1.13”  (28.7mm)
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.19 x 2.24”  (106.3 x 57mm) 3.41 x 2.29”  (86.6 x 58.1mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 7.28 - 7.28”  (185 - 185mm) 6.05 - 8.11”  (153.6 - 206.1mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.18”  (30mm) 2.71”  (68.8mm)
Filter Size 86mm  UV ► CP ► 67mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type
Full Time Manual Focus
Focus Ring Rotation 315° 345°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Engraved Y / Engraved
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 39.37”  (1000mm) 17.32”  (440mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 39.09”  (993mm) 17.24”  (438mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.12x 0.50x
 
Features  
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / 2246-664 Buy ► Y /
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? N / N /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 100mm = 11.42' 100mm = 11.39'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 100mm = 3480mm 100mm = 3474mm
 
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